Assistant to Entertainment Publicist
ConfidentialWest Hollywood, CA
Full Time Job
YOU MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN LA AND OWN A CAR!!!!
YOU MUST OWN A CAR, FREE FULL TIME TO WORK AND LIVE IN LOS ANGELES.
This is a virtual job for NOW but will be in-person soon.
AGAIN, MUST LIVE IN LA!
Entertainment/Celebrity Public Relations Agency seeking smart, savvy, outgoing and energetic assistant to join a fast paced, exciting, and successful team of publicists as an amazing ASSISTANT at a mid-size PR company, located in the heart of West Hollywood. Candidate must be love pop culture, film, TV, and all aspects of the world of entertainment, lifestyle, and branding. We are seeking enthusiastic and hard-working candidates who can thrive in a fast-paced environment, are self-starters and organized, can maintain the highest level of confidentiality, as well as possess strong communication and writing skills.
Candidate MUST also have AT LEAST 6 months experience in some aspect of Entertainment (PR, agency, or management). Internships acceptable if have 6 months consecutive. Must be extremely organized, love a busy environment, be team-oriented and be a real ''people person!!'' Also, candidate must truly desire a career in publicity and love working with actors and personalities. ENTRY LEVEL position salary with full health benefits after 3 months. HUGE room for growth after a dedicated year. This position is very someone extremely focused, dedicated, and ready to embark on a real career. This a career move, not a job!!!
Maintain and organize Talent Exec's meetings and schedule/
Communicate daily via extensive phone and email contact with Talent Exec/
Draft and update client bios, pitch letters and digital press kits/
Track media coverage and service press clippings to client teams/
Process client requests in a timely manner/
Ongoing maintenance and updating of industry contacts and media lists/
Coordinate details for client photo shoots, press junkets, premieres, interviews, and appearances, including travel and glam/
Create and maintain client schedules (in coordination with counterparts and team members)/
Possess excellent writing and proofreading skills.
Be available to Cover events (nights weekends) red carpets, interviews, photo shoots, parties etc. **once COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
Computer skills a MUST! You have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, Social Media skills necessary and knowledge of Cision a BONUS.
YOU SHOULD ONY APPLY IF:
You are looking for a career, not a job.
You have at least one year of experience working on a fast-paced desk full-time (bonus points if it was at a PR agency, studio, or in entertainment).
You are highly organized and detailed oriented. A problem-solver!!
You have exceptional interpersonal, networking, and organizational skills. You are also proactive and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.
You enjoy overdelivering rather than meeting expectations and you take a genuine pride in your work.
You are a team player and are interested in growing your career within our company (most of us have been here for 5+ years!).
You have an interest in what is going on in the world in politics, social good, pop culture, fashion, latest news, entertainment, etc.
MUST have a working laptop and cell phone with Wi-Fi
MUST be available to work full-time from 9:30 am-6:30 pm PST as well as nights and weekends for coverage as needed. Must also be willing to work outside office hours to complete assigned tasks, as necessary.
Depending on experience plus benefits
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